Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (MTD) Director Hans Ulrich Maerki Sells 2,600 Shares of Stock

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) Director Hans Ulrich Maerki sold 2,600 shares of Mettler-Toledo International stock in a transaction on Monday, December 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $650.00, for a total transaction of $1,690,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 9,487 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,166,550. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Hans Ulrich Maerki also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, November 27th, Hans Ulrich Maerki sold 3,384 shares of Mettler-Toledo International stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $605.00, for a total transaction of $2,047,320.00.

NYSE:MTD traded down $15.62 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $594.48. The company had a trading volume of 4,442 shares, compared to its average volume of 175,610. The company has a current ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.86. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.89, a PEG ratio of 2.44 and a beta of 1.20. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a twelve month low of $521.79 and a twelve month high of $697.26.



Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 8th. The medical instruments supplier reported $5.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.99 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $734.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $738.23 million. Mettler-Toledo International had a net margin of 14.10% and a return on equity of 93.15%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $4.36 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Mettler-Toledo International Inc. will post 20.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

MTD has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Mettler-Toledo International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. ValuEngine raised shares of Mettler-Toledo International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 16th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on shares of Mettler-Toledo International from $529.00 to $572.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 10th. Finally, UBS Group assumed coverage on shares of Mettler-Toledo International in a report on Tuesday, October 9th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $625.00 price target for the company. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $624.00.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Marshall Wace LLP grew its holdings in shares of Mettler-Toledo International by 103.1% during the third quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 20,168 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $12,282,000 after buying an additional 10,236 shares during the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC grew its holdings in shares of Mettler-Toledo International by 25.2% during the third quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 226,802 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $138,118,000 after buying an additional 45,646 shares during the last quarter. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Mettler-Toledo International by 26.2% during the third quarter. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC now owns 13,170 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $7,903,000 after buying an additional 2,736 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in shares of Mettler-Toledo International by 39.3% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 104,076 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $63,380,000 after buying an additional 29,388 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc grew its holdings in shares of Mettler-Toledo International by 2.2% during the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 122,899 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $74,842,000 after buying an additional 2,701 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.80% of the company’s stock.

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About Mettler-Toledo International

Mettler-Toledo International Inc manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: U.S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other. It offers weighing instruments for laboratory, industrial, packaging, logistics, and food retailing applications; analytical instruments for use in life science; various related analytical instruments and provides automated chemistry solutions used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development; and end-of-line product inspection systems used in production and packaging for food processing and packaging, pharmaceutical, packaged consumer goods, and other industries.

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